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June 2017:

Texas lawmakers, “bathroom bill” opponents prepare for round two (Texas Tribune)
Mothers of Transgender Kids to Fight Against Bathroom Bill  (WFAA)
Bathroom Bill another way to ‘bully’ transgender kids, mothers say (Dallas News)
Roundtable conversation with Human Rights Campaign and Equality Texas (Facebook Live)

 

May 2017:

Denton ISD officials say bathroom restrictions won’t change process (Denton Record Chronicle)

April 2017:

Transgender Denton Boy Gets New Birth Certificate (WFAA)
Transgender Denton Boy Gets New Birth Certificate (Breitbart)

 

March 2017:

How Transgender Students and Their Families Are Fighting For Their Rights (Teen Vogue)
Cooley Submits a Powerful — and Personal — Brief in Transgender Bathroom Case (Law.com)
Supreme Court of the United States (ACLU)
Bold Celebration (Denton Record Chronicle)

 

February 2017:

Trump fears come true for LGBTQ (USA Today)
New Trump Administration Order Lets States Bully Transgender Students (Daily Beast)
Denton mom of transgender son takes on Trump administration (WFAA)
Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students (Washington Post)
Talking to Elementary School Kids About Transgender Identity (Huffington Post)

 

January 2017:

Texas Mother of Trans Son Feels ‘Forgotten’ After State Officials Support Anti-LGBT Bill (Out Magazine)

 

December 2016:

Local folks who made a difference in 2016 (Denton Record Chronicle)
White House Invites Family of a Local Transgender Boy to Attend Rogue One Screening (Dallas Observer)
Briggle Family to Catch Flick at White House (Denton Record Chronicle)
Briggles take in ‘Rogue One’ at White House (Denton Record Chronicle)
Texas Family Pushes Back against proposed Bathroom Bill (TWC News)

 

November 2016

Parents of Denton transgender student join Human Rights Campaign (FOX 4)

 

October 2016

See who readers nominated in Week One for Texan of the Year (Dallas Morning News)

 

September 2016:

Ken Paxton meets with transgender Denton boy and his family (FOX 4)
Mom of transgender boy receives some hate mail but mostly support (NBC 5)
Ken Paxton had a completely normal dinner with the family of a transgender kid (Dallas News)
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Has Dinner with Family of Transgender Boy (NBC 5)

 

August 2016:
Ken Paxton agrees to have dinner with Denton transgender boy and his family (Dallas Morning News)
Family of transgender child asks Texas AG to dinner: he says yes (WFAA)
This Mom and Her Transgender Son Invited Ken Paxton to Dinner.  He Said Yes. (KUT)
This Mom and Her Transgender Son Invited Ken Paxton to Dinner. He Said Yes. (Texas Standard)
In Texas Transgender Suit, Who’s Facing Harm? (Texas Observer)

 

June 2016

Mom of transgender student: ‘I wasn’t going to box my child into a life of depression’ (WFAA)
Boyhood Found (Denton Record Chronicle)
The Tip-Off (Denton Record Chronicle)

 

May 2016

Family of Denton Transgender Student Reacts to Bathroom Debate (NBC DFW)

 

April 2016

Denton County Sheriff’s Candidate Clarifies Facebook Post on Transgender Community (CBS DFW)
Denton County GOP Sheriff Candidate Tracy Murphree Calls for Violence Against Transgender People Needing to Pee (Dallas Observer)